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March 29, 2018
Terry Wallace visits students during the Hour of Code.
Sparking Scientific Curiosity
Terry Wallace Jr., Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, shares what's at the heart of STEM outreach for his Lab.
March 22, 2018
Illustration of scientist Irene Joliot-Curie, who's work greatly influenced the Manhattan Project.
Five Fast Facts About Irène Joliot-Curie
The third woman whose work helped the Manhattan Project that we're highlighting this month is Irène Joliot-Curie.
March 20, 2018
Interns at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
STEM Education Shapes the Future
Bill Goldstein, Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, lays out the key STEM education programs that help his Lab ensure a STEM future.
March 15, 2018
Illustration of Blanche Lawrence, a technician at the Met Lab during the Manhattan Project
Five Fast Facts About Blanche J. Lawrence
The second woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this month is Blanche J. Lawrence.
March 8, 2018
Illustration of Dr. Lilli Horning, a chemist at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project
Five Fast Facts About Dr. Lilli Hornig
The first woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Lilli Hornig.
March 7, 2018
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How Women Helped Build the Atomic Bomb
This Women's History Month, we're showcasing the broad spectrum of women who contributed to the Manhattan Project.
March 6, 2018
ORNL Traveling Science Fair, TN STEAM Festival, Knoxville TN, October 17, 2017
Building Our Future
Dr. Zacharia, Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, highlights the reasons why Oak Ridge invests in the next generation of STEM professionals.
March 1, 2018
Barrier Breakers: Celebrating the Women of the Manhattan Project
This month the Department of Energy is celebrating women's contributions to the Manhattan Project.
February 26, 2018
2017 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Transformative Tech at the 2018 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Take a look at some of the next-generation energy technologies on display at the 2018 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
February 23, 2018
Secretary Perry doing a science experiment with the BEAMS students.
Lighting that STEM Spark
The Director of Jefferson Lab writes about his STEM journey and why the Lab is invested in the next generation.
February 15, 2018
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75 Breakthroughs by America's National Laboratories
Secretary Rick Perry reflects on a list of 75 innovative breakthroughs that took place at one or a few of our 17 National Labs.
February 13, 2018
Virginia Tech at the EcoCar3 competition
Going for Gold: 4 Winning STEM Student Competitions in 2018
Student teams will clash at academic competitions in disciplines even more important than sports: science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
January 30, 2018
Sonia Alcantar Anguiano PNNL Researcher
Supporting STEM is an Investment in our Future
DOE, PNNL, and Battelle work together to support efforts that bring educators, families and communities together to energize all students in STEM.
January 23, 2018
Satellite image of Bomb Cyclone striking the northeast
January’s cold weather affects electricity generation mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic
How the bomb cyclone weather event in early January 2018 impacted electricity generation.
January 17, 2018
Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
When Virginia Castro returned from temporary assignment to Puerto Rico, she brought back memories and lessons that transformed her perspective.
January 16, 2018
A nuclear power plant with the title that reads 5 Fast Facts about Nuclear Energy
5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
January 8, 2018
small modular reactor
4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
December 27, 2017
fermilab supercomputer tapes’s Top 7 Moments in 2017
Before we close out 2017, let’s take a look back at some of the big things we did on and what you liked and shared the most.
December 22, 2017
Attendees of the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair
STEM Volunteer Fair: Leading the Way in Promoting Education
On December 20, federal employees were invited to meet STEM organizations at the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair.
December 21, 2017
Man on power line Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)
DOE agency celebrates 40 years of service to America
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) is celebrating 40 years of service to its customers on 12/21/17—the anniversary of its official designation.
December 19, 2017
Kids visiting NREL enjoy a 3D Wind Illustration
Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers—As We Were Inspired
Dr. Martin Keller, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Colorado, explains why STEM is critical to our country's future.
December 12, 2017
SRS Women in Nuclear Members
SRS Women in Nuclear Organization Boosts Outreach, Visibility
SRS-WIN has inspired its members to develop leadership skills, network for professional development, and provide education.
December 11, 2017
NETL school visits are just one way the Lab is fostering STEM education
STEM: The Basic Building Blocks for Inspiration and Innovation
Dr. Grace Bochenek, Director of the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), shared her thoughts on the importance of STEM education.
December 7, 2017
Think and Work Like A Computer Scientist With the U.S. Department of Energy
December 4-10 is Computer Science Education Week. Check out some of the computer science resources at Energy.
December 5, 2017
Teachers at the C3E workshop at the Museum of Science in Boston
Deploying Clean Energy Teaching Resources at the Second Annual C3E STEM Educators’ Workshop
A summary of the teacher training event in Boston after the C3E Women's conference in November 2017.